- Stephanie Napier
- Chattanooga, Tenn. (The Baylor School)
Seven-time All-American Selection
Eight-time All-SEC Selection
Career Best Times
50 Free: 22.17 (2009 SEC Championships)
100 Free: 49.28 (2009 SEC Championships)
200 Free: 1:49.74 (2008 U.S. Short Course Nationals)
100 Fly: 54.62 (2009 SEC Championships)
50 Free: 25.34 (2008 U.S. Open)
100 Free: 56.45 (2008 U.S. Olympic Trials)
100 Fly: 1:02.97 (2008 U.S. Open)
UF All-Time Rankings
50-yard free: First (22.17)
200-yard free relay: First (1:28.15)
400-yard free relay: First (3:14.37)
200-yard medley relay: First (1:36.22
50-meter free: First (25.34)
100-meter free: Seventh (56.45)
Competed at the 2009 U.S. World Trials in Indianapolis, Ind., finishing 20th (25.71) in the 50-meter free and 44th (57.28) in the 100-meter freestyle Earned a silver medal with a career-best 50-meter free (25.34) and placed 35th in the 100-meter free (57.29) at the 2008 U.S. Open in Minneapolis, Minn. Finished 13th overall in the 50-meter free (25.62) and placed 47th in the 100-meter free (56.45) with her second personal best time at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials Earned a 33rd place finish in the 50 free (23.30) at the 2007 ConocoPhillips Short Course Nationals Posted a 19th-place finish in the 50-meter free (26.08) and swam a 58.47 100 free at the 2006 ConocoPhillips U.S. Nationals Qualified for the 2004 and 2008 Olympic Trials in the 50-meter freestyle Placed sixth at the 2005 Summer Nationals in the 50-meter freestyle Finished fourth in the 50-meter freestyle at the U.S. Open in 2005 National Qualifier in the 50 free and 100 fly.
2009-09: Named to the 2009 SEC Academic Honor Roll An NCAA qualifier Picked up three All-American honors at the 2009 NCAA meet in College Station, Texas, as a member of UFs 200-yard medley relay (8th), as well as a member of the 200 and 400-yard free relays that placed ninth and 11th, respectively Also placed 29th in the 50 free at NCAAs Member of the 200-yard free (1:28.15) and 200-yard medley (1:36.22) relays that set both Florida and Southeastern Conference records as the Gators won their 17th SEC crown at Auburn, earning two First Team All-SEC honors Set career-best marks in all of her events, finishing third overall in the 50-yard free (22.17), 11th in the 100-yard free at SECs (49.28) and 20th in prelims of the 100-meter fly (54.62) Napiers 50-yard free shattered her 2007-08 school record, making an even faster UF standard Saw action in 13 of Floridas dual meets and invitationals throughout the season.
2007-08: Earned two All-America honors at the NCAA Championships in Columbus after swimming leadoff for the 200 FR (1:29.99) team that finished 10th and anchor for the 200 MR (1:38.98) team that finished seventh Also placed 29th in the 50 free (22.83) and 56th in the 100 free (50.20) Earned All-SEC honors at the SEC Championships after swimming anchor on the 200 MR team that finished first and broke the SEC and UF records in the process (1:37.23), while finishing fourth in the 50 free (22.30), breaking Dara Torres UF record, and eighth in the 100 free (50.00) 2007-08 dual meet season was highlighted with a first-place 400 MR victory at Tennessee, a victories in the 50 free against LSU (23.56), Florida State (23.36), Michigan (27.10-meters), Minnesota (23.29) and Virginia (23.39) Additionally finished second in the 50-meter free (26.73) at Georgia.
2006-07: Garnered two All-America honors at the NCAA Championships in Minneapolis, placing 17th in the 50 free (22.64), ninth as a member of the 200 MR quartet (1:39.75) and 13th-place on the 200 FR squad (1:30.54), while also swimming the 100 free (51.56) Picked up five all-conference honors at the SEC Championships in Lexington, Ky. Finished fifth in the 50 free with a NCAA automatic-qualifying time of 22.61 Tallied 11th place in the100 free with a NCAA automatic time of 50.24 Also anchored the fourth-place 200 MR (1:40.35) and led off both the third-place 400 FR (3:18.90) and the sixth-place 200 FR (1:32.13) Added a 19th-place SEC finish in the 100 fly with a career-best 56.31 Freshman campaign was highlighted with her first career win and NCAA provisional cut in the 50 free (23.29) against Virginia Reeled in second-place finishes in the 50 free versus Tennessee (23.50), Alabama and South Carolina (23.64), Auburn (23.30), LSU (23.84), Minnesota (23.84), Georgia (23.56) and Michigan (23.56) Finished second in the 200 free (1:53.29) against Indian River CC Competed in the 50-meter free (27.27), 100-meter free (59.20) and 100-meter fly (1:05.38) at the U.S. Open in West Lafayette, Indiana.
Ranked No. 1 in the 2005 and 2006 national high school rankings in the 50 free and No. 5 in the 100 free Earned high school All-American honors in the 50 and 100 freestyle events and the 100 fly Was the 2005 and 2006 Tennessee state champion and record-holder in the 50 and 100 free events Named Team MVP all four years Voted as team captain for her senior campaign Team was ranked No. 7 nationally in 2005 Coached by Rick Bishop.
Member of the Baylor Swim Club, coached by Rick Bishop.
Born Stephanie Lovell Napier on April 25, 1988, in Hendersonville, Tenn. Daughter of Jeff and Lisa Napier Has one sister, Savannah (16) Chose Florida because of the team atmosphere and the coaching staff Also considered Auburn and Georgia in the decision-making process...Majoring in recreation and event management.